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Burying the Truth
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,800. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Burying the Truth is a a short story about a married couple facing their worst nightmare when they fall prey of a home invasion. Something goes terribly wrong, and two shotgun blasts seal their fate. Now, what will it take to bury the truth?
Thrill Kill Jill
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Price: Free! Words: 8,490. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Retired detective Jim Nash is headed for a much-needed vacation with the two favorite women in his life. When he pulls off the highway into a rest stop, his girlfriend disappears without leaving a trace. Left to his own devices when the local PD refuses to let him file a missing persons report, Nash pulls out all the stops in his attempt to find the missing woman all by himself.
Across The Plains
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You set the price! Words: 3,030. Language: American English. Published: July 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A politician goes missing at a dinner. He's quickly swept into a dark web of kidnapping and violence as he attempts to escape with his life intact.
Panty Raid
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,530. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Tori Cannon and her BFF, Kathy Grant, get together for a girl’s weekend of wine, cookies, and laughter, but there’s also the specter of a panty pincher hanging around the laundry room of the complex where Tori lives. Kathy thinks they can catch the culprit red-handed in a panty raid! This mini mystery introduces the two main characters of the upcoming Lotus Bay Mysteries.
Jerkwater
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,580. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A tabloid writer of the mysterious and strange teams up with an investigative taxidermist to solve a series of odd murders. They use theories of parallel universes, intense consideration of dog hair, and bricks through windows on this rousing short story of a mystery and exasperation.
Vandal Eyes
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Price: Free! Words: 7,790. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
You've seen them everywhere. Those little plastic googly eyes that turn everyday objects into adorable faces. Maybe you've seen them stuck to a poster, turning a regular photograph into an amusing parody of itself, but all this time, I bet you never suspected the sinister history of this simple folk art stable. Now the true story can be told. It's a tale of friendship, crafting supplies…and murder
The Last Confession
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A New York mobster on his deathbed and a priest struggling to make things right. The Last Confession is a short story portraying a great Mafia tale of betrayal, revenge and justice.
The Missing Patek Philippe
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,410. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
When Kroupa's faithful police dog, Sara, digs up an absurdly small human bone on an anthill, our dynamic duo have no idea what there in for. A class reunion has clearly ended badly, but are they looking for a murderer, or a missing diamond watch? The trouble is, they simply don't know.
Spirit's revenge
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Price: Free! Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Frank Boyer receives an email from his nephew that he will commit suicide and will return in spirit to avenge the man that destroyed his career. Frank Boyer then visits that man, but is too late, and discovers the truth about his nephew.
Whodunit?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,560. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Whodunit is an amusing detective story about how a parrot helps to solve the Barlow murder, as well as the stolen diamond necklace case. Cookie does this by learning to say, -Barlow did it, Barlow did it, Cookie wants a biscuit. And as you'll discover she is right up to a point, but not entirely right, as someone else also had a hand in the murder.
Nicolette Mace: The Raven Siren - Filling the Afterlife from the Underworld: The Case of Mrs. Weldon
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Series: Nicolette Mace: The Raven Siren, Case Files 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,270. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Follow Siren through a case she thought would be straight forward - follow a man’s wife and prove she is cheating on him. But Siren soon finds out that all is far from simple and straightforward. There is more than meets the eye to the adulterous Mrs. Weldon & Siren soon finds herself struggling to know which side she is on &, more importantly, how on earth she is going to get paid.
Nicolette Mace: The Raven Siren - Filling the Afterlife from the Underworld: Hunting the Priest Killer
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Series: Nicolette Mace: The Raven Siren, Case Files 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When the priest known as Patrick was found murdered so close to Easter Sunday, Siren swore she would avenge his death and find his killer. Whoever was stupid enough to kill a priest, clearly didn’t know he was Siren’s priest too. Taking on the gangs on the underworld, she won't stop until she has found who was responsible for murdering the only person that never wanted anything from her.
Geaux Tiger
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,180. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Laissez les bons temps rouler - until somebody gets killed of course. Murder along the bayous of south Louisiana's Cajun Country doesn't always add up. Grab a gator by the tail and follow this fast-paced mystery set in a casual Creole parish. Catch each monthly episode of A Cajun Murder Mystery Series.
Snapping Teeth
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,770. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Even all-round scumbags like Derek Wrombsford need to get their teeth checked on occasion. And even there, in the most unassuming of places, they cannot escape their domain. Or its brutality. A tale which warns that sometimes a trip to the dentist can have deadly consequences. Snapping Teeth: A Short Story.
Pick Me Up
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Price: Free! Words: 5,360. Language: British English. Published: July 15, 2014 by Living Books USA. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A notorious criminal turns up dead. When detectives Dalton and Wilkins are sent to investigate the crime scene, they are confronted with one last task. The question is, will the dead man’s observations come true, or will one of the detectives be able to prevent a catastrophe? Sometimes it pays to take men at their words.
Archie’s Antiques Mystery Puzzles Sampler
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Price: Free! Words: 4,230. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2014 by Cyberworld Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Archie’s Antiques Mystery Puzzles Sampler - fun for all ages. Four fun puzzles for all the family from Robin Hillard. Archie’s Antiques is a charming fictional antique shop set in a small town somewhere in Australia. And inside Archie’s are a wonderful group of characters: Sam, the knowledgeable owner of Archie’s, his clever friend, retired policeman, Edward Destranger, and his young niece, Sandra
COBRA (Part 1)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,190. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Detective Tack Baldwin has built a reputation on solving Chicago's worst crimes. When a predator begins preying upon the citizens of the city she's made a career of protecting, Baldwin makes it her mission to hunt down the serial killer without falling victim to his sinister plans for her.
The Dog Who Loved Sherlock Holmes
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Price: Free! Words: 3,750. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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Levi, the leader of the Three Dog Detective Agency, must channel his inner Sherlock Holmes if he is to solve a mystery, and survive.
Perfect Blend
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Series: The Blends, Book 2. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 13,630. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In The Tea Series, Liam O’Flynn is introduced to us as Cara’s brother. His mother has always loved her son’s free spirited approach to life, but when he becomes involved with a beauty with a young son of her own, the O’Flynns are concerned. Morgan is a young woman with a very difficult past. The last thing she needs in her life right now is Liam. They're both in for a surprise.
The Bullcatcher
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Price: Free! Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A Detective Jack Miller Short Story A bushfire has swept through the Coomalie Shire in the Northern Territory leaving a wake of destruction. Working round the clock, Detective Jack Miller and Forensics Technician Kate Bowen investigate any deaths that have occured in a race against time to save vital evidence.